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After a Suicide

 

Suicide can have a devastating and lasting impact on families, friends and communities.  Those who are bereaved may experience complex feelings of grief and feel isolated.

 

Those who have been bereaved by suicide or who are caring for someone bereaved by suicide may find the following publications useful.

 

After A Suicide (from Scottish Association for Mental Health)

 

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A guide covering the practical issues that need to be faced after a suicide; some of the emotions you might be experiencing; and places where you can get help.  Please bear in mind that financial advice and contact numbers may no longer be accurate as this document was last updated in 2014.  However, the remainder of the content remains useful and current.

 

Help is at hand (from Public Health England)

 

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A guide for people who have been bereaved by suicide, with a focus on the conflicting emotions you may have.  There is also information for people helping someone who has been bereaved.

 

There is also support available locally:

 

Angus

 

Insight Counselling 01382 305706 and CRUSE Bereavement 0845 600 2227

 

Dundee

 

Insight Counselling 01382 305706 and CRUSE Bereavement 0845 600 2227

 

Perth and Kinross

 

The Access Team can offer support to people who have been bereaved by suicide.

 

Phone: 0345 30 111 20

Email: AccessTeam@pkc.gov.uk

Web: click here

 

Cruse Bereavement also provides support to people bereaved by suicide.

 

Phone: 01738 441 617